University of Southern California

Office of the Provost


If you would like to request that the provost speak at your group’s event, you may begin the process by emailing for a calendar request.  Once accepted, we will require a completed Speech Information Form.

Please note that speech requests are subject to to the provost’s availability and discretion.

Remarks by Michael Quick on his Installation as Provost
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May 6, 2015

The Arts in Higher Education: Revaluing the Intangible
Dean Erica Muhl Installation Remarks
October 1, 2013

 2013 Phi Delta Kappa Emery Stoops Lecture
Dr. Verna B. Dauterive
January 25, 2013

The Groundbreaking Ceremony for Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall
Elizabeth Garrett
September 5, 2012

 2011 USC Global Conference Opening Remarks
Elizabeth Garrett
October 13, 2011

Remembering 9/11: TenYears Later
Dean Varun Soni
September 11, 2011

Convocation Addresses to New Students
Professor Daniela Bleichmar
August 18, 2011

A Sudden, Almost Magical, Transformation
Elizabeth Garrett
January 11, 2011
Provost Garrett’s installation speech